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The scenario included in the copyright descriptions was originally entitled "Vigilante ... More Less

The scenario included in the copyright descriptions was originally entitled "Vigilante Days." More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
ETR
9 Mar 18
p. 1144.
MPN
9 Mar 18
p. 1468.
MPW
2 Mar 18
p. 1273.
Variety
14 Sep 18
p. 1758.
Wid's
28 Mar 18
p. 1043.
DETAILS
Release Date:
24 February 1918
Copyright Claimant:
William Fox
Copyright Date:
24 February 1918
Copyright Number:
LP12102
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

During a robbery staged by Bannack's corrupt sheriff, Tom Slade, and his men, Susan Allenby's father is killed, leaving only Susan to care for her eight brothers and sisters. Andy Crawford and his father William take the orphans in, but after Andy's father is killed, the young prospector vows to avenge his death and clean up the town. Learning that Slade's deputy, Ned Skinner, is his father's murderer, Andy demands his arrest, but Slade ignores Andy, who finally kills Skinner in a duel. While Andy's vigilante committee is searching for the outlaws who held up the stage, Slade imprisons Susan in the saloon. Informed of the kidnapping by the children, Andy returns and rescues her, killing Slade in the process. The grateful townspeople then name Andy the new sheriff, and Susan agrees to become a sheriff's ... +


During a robbery staged by Bannack's corrupt sheriff, Tom Slade, and his men, Susan Allenby's father is killed, leaving only Susan to care for her eight brothers and sisters. Andy Crawford and his father William take the orphans in, but after Andy's father is killed, the young prospector vows to avenge his death and clean up the town. Learning that Slade's deputy, Ned Skinner, is his father's murderer, Andy demands his arrest, but Slade ignores Andy, who finally kills Skinner in a duel. While Andy's vigilante committee is searching for the outlaws who held up the stage, Slade imprisons Susan in the saloon. Informed of the kidnapping by the children, Andy returns and rescues her, killing Slade in the process. The grateful townspeople then name Andy the new sheriff, and Susan agrees to become a sheriff's wife. +

Legend
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Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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